Zia Drone Operations
Providing captivating footage from all angles!
First place winners of the 2021 Hawk Tank business plan competition between Fort Lewis college and San Juan College
Zia Drone Operations is comprised of a group of dedicated professionals.
Owner and founder of Zia Drone Operations.
Education in digital and 35MM (black and white film) photography and geographical information science (GIS) and media, Part 107 licensed drone pilot/operator.
Avid photographer since middle school.
Free Lance photographer in Alaska for World Ice Art Championship, Iditarod dog sled race and wedding photographer.
Began real estate photography in late 2019.
Currently enrolled in San Juan College in the GIS program and Digital Media Productions.
Part 107 Licensed Pilot as of December 2020
Professional multimedia designer and photographer. Over 10 years experience in media productions. Licensed drone pilot, digital media arts and design and sUAS graduate.
All of our pilots have many hours of drone operation and field experience, hours of lab and software time and are currently working side by side with many companies and groups already with in our community.
Zia Drone Operations has a variety of reliable imagery and data collection equipment, Just to name a few:
We use a wide array of professional software to process videos and photos including Adobe Creative Cloud, Pix 4D, Maps Made Easy, QGIS, Drone Link, and Flir Studio.
We are a local group that provides reliable, affordable, and high-quality services to our community. Zia Drone Operations has highly qualified Part 107 licensed pilots with Geographical Information Science ( GIS ) and media education. Our mission is to provide the best quality services in a timely manner. Here at Zia Drone Operations ( ZDO ) we provide real-estate photography, video walk-throughs, standard & aerial photography, and videography landscape, extreme sports, real-estate, and much more. Other services include 3D photogrammetry, 3D environmental mapping, inspections, crop and plant life data gathering for agriculture.
Our mission in the comunity
ZDO Happy flying
Just a little gingerbread fun.
Shot in various locations.
Walk-through real estate video.
DJI FPV ZDO promo
See where life takes you
Mapping flights follows our recommended survey overlap of at least 70% front-lap and 70% side-lap and a maximum 5mph (8kmh) speed for every 65ft (20m) of altitude (AGL) for RAW+JPG mode, and a maximum 10mph (16kmh) speed for every 65ft (20m) of altitude (AGL) for JPG only mode.
Aerial model at 850 FT
Aerial model at 200 FT
Aerial model at 125FT
low altitude high res blade model done via drone
Photography price per property at 2500 sq. ft. or less- Upcharge for larger properties , price point is for 25-30 photos
Photos of property not including aerial photos.
Photos of property including aerial photos.
Photos of property aerial shots only.
Video price per property at 2500 sq. ft. or less - Upcharge for larger properties, price point is for 2-4 Min videos
Aerial footage of property and surroundings.
This will not include aerial footage, only a video walk-through of property.
This package includes aerial, ground, indoor and outdoor footage.
This package includes aerial, ground, indoor, and outdoor video footage and photos of property.
This will include photos and video aerial and ground of the event from start to finish. Hourly rate will apply to editing time .
NIR camera data gathering of crop data, health and mapping of field will be provided to client. Rate is from start to finish of job, rate will not apply to data upload and download, we bill only mapping, software processing prep and field time. please contact us for more infomathing
3D photogrammetry map model of land or property, this will be the process of gathering image data and creating a GIS map and 3D model that will be provided to client.
This includes but is not lamented too, Roof Inspections, Construction Inspections and progress imagery, and all other inspection based projects.
for large projects or events that require multiple operators, additional drones to be used, and visual observers included in the project there is an 80$ per HR upcharge
please contact us for more information on your service needs, some jobs subject to 1-2 HR minimum rate differ per job and data transfer fee of 80$.
Have a question about the services we provide? Send us the details on the type of project you are looking to complete and we will be happy to get back to you with a free quote and information.
09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Some scheduling subject to change due to weather, bad weather, and strong winds will effect drone operations.